Université de Neuchâtel

Phylogeography of Pulsatilla vernalis (L.) Mill. (Ranunculaceae): chloroplast DNA reveals two evolutionary lineages across central Europe and Scandinavia

Ronikier, Michał ; Costa, Andrea ; Fuertes Aguilar, Javier ; Nieto Feliner, Gonzalo ; Küpfer, Philippe ; Mirek, Zbigniew

In: Journal of Biogeography, 2008, vol. 35, no. 9, p. 1650-1664

Aim The aim of this study was to test hypotheses regarding some of the main phylogeographical patterns proposed for European plants, in particular the locations of glacial refugia, the post-glacial colonization routes, and genetic affinities between southern (alpine) and northern (boreal) populations. Location The mountains of Europe (Alps, Balkans, Carpathians,...